Ethics and Boundaries

The National Association of Social Workers-Wisconsin Chapter is closely monitoring developments related to the respiratory illness commonly referred to as the Coronavirus (COVID 19). Based on the information we have at this time, the NASW-WI  2020 workshops are being changed to live webinars, in order to work with the administration and be part of the effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. Our first priority is the health and safety of our members and the clients and communities you serve.  Visit the CDC for best practices, FAQs, and more information

Ethics and Boundaries: Stepping Forward When Colleagues Cross the Line
June 17th, 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Presented by Dana Johnson, MSW, CAPSW

$85 Members
$65 Members Student/Retired/Unemployed
$115 Non-Members

This webinar fulfills the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing requirement for four (4) hours of Boundaries and Ethics

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This workshop focuses on appropriate ethics and boundaries in client-social worker and peer-to-peer relationships. Use of a group discussion and personal reflection will foster understanding of ethical, reflective practice with clients, agency and colleague ethical challenges in the workplace, and building skills in communication, and cooperative confrontation.

Learning Objectives
 Understand the importance of client/patient rights; above and beyond the rights of social work
practitioners and the agencies they represent.
 Examining personal values and personality characteristics that encourage or hinder one’s ability to
step forward and report unethical behavior.
 Evaluate personal responsibility and choices made in one’s practice and how these choices
have/have not prevented further ethical violations or improved ethical practice in the workplace.
 Understand and apply the Code of Ethics and the Code of Conduct (MPSW 20), and our ethical
principles and boundaries when making critical decisions in exposing ethical challenges in
 Demonstrate understanding of the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct (MPSW 20), ethical
principles, and boundaries applied to specific ethical dilemmas when confronting ethical
challenges by co-workers, utilizing the Nine Step Ethical-Decision Making Model.

Dana Johnson, MSW, CAPSW, holds a Master’s of Social Work degree and is credentialed to practice social work in the State of Wisconsin. He has over 10 years of management and administration experience; particularly in the area of child welfare, supervision and management, agency and culture change, and administration. His areas of expertise and direct practice include child welfare services and reform, medical social work, higher education and training, leader-ship development, innovation theory, ethics and boundaries, trauma-informed care, and LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion. He is the owner and lead trainer/facilitator of Grow My Life, LLC.